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Trump support vs. distance from sea, final

Based on @mbostock’s Coastal Graph Distance map. So the major caveat is that it measures distance by how many counties away you are from a coastal county, not by actual physical as-the-crow-flies distance; notice how the pulsing isoline races across the county-sparse West and crawls along the county-dense East.

Using @mkearney’s election result data. Inspired by Lorcan’s tweet positing a positive correlation between distance from the sea and support for Donald Trump, which appeared weak in the final election. An update of my earlier block based on the Republican primary.

County-level Alaska data is missing and it’s not clear that it’s anywhere (not NYT, not Guardian) and I’m not super inclined to try to read all those pdfs and map the corresponding precincts to counties and whatever from the Alaska elections website because it’s 4 a.m. and other reasons.

Also I had to hand-enter Oglala Lakota County née Shannon County, fips code 46113, from the NYT results. I should either figure out why it’s missing from that Github repo or add it? Note to self. Whatever it doesn’t matter anymore ha ha h hah h aha